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Alabaster jar; walls notably thick (in some places 4 cms); in fragments, one place patched with plaster.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_06.1892
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2100 D
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.1 cm (11 7/8 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    about 2465–2323 B.C.
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1905-1906: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1906: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 419, fig. 239.

Photos 6